Part R

NBS Building Regulations - 2016 Edition



2016 Edition

2016 Edition

2016 Edition

This approved document supports requirement R1 of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations 2010  [ CIS link: Building Regulations 2010.  Statutory Instruments SI 2010/2214 ] .

Requirement R1 applies to new buildings and to existing buildings that are subject to major renovation works.

The requirement is to provide the in-building physical infrastructure to facilitate the future installation of copper or fibre-optic cables or wireless devices capable of delivering broadband speeds greater than 30 Mbps.

The approved document takes effect on 1 January 2017 for use in Wales*. It does not apply to work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before 1 January 2017.

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